Global Security is Unstable, According to Most Americans
“Beyond just the numbers in the survey, the underlying issue is that Americans are comfortable that the U.S. has a strategy when it comes to both
Despite the headline-grabbing issues taking place in several regions of the world right now, the survey of more than 800 U.S. adults shows that Americans are still far more concerned with domestic issues (72%) compared to international issues (13%).
Q: How stable or unstable do you think global security is right now? Very stable 5% Somewhat stable 34% Unsure (vol.) 4% Somewhat unstable 34% Very unstable 23%
Q: When you look at the situation around the world, which country do you think poses the greatest threat to global security? Greatest Next greatest UNAIDED threat threat RESPONSES (first choice) (second choice) North Korea 44% 23% Iran 22% 27% China 9% 9% Iraq 4% 8% Afghanistan 3% 6% Pakistan 2% 4% Russia 1% 4% Other 5% 5% Unsure 10% 15%
Q: Right now, are you more concerned with domestic issues or international issues? Domestic issues 72% International issues 13% Both (vol.) 13% Unsure (vol.) 2%
Q: Now I'd like to read you a list of five different countries. For each one, please tell me whether you are very concerned, somewhat concerned, or not concerned about the current situations in these countries. ROTATE Very Somewhat Not Unsure LIST Concerned Concerned Concerned (vol.) Afghanistan 43% 46% 11% 1% Iran 58% 34% 7% 1% Iraq 40% 46% 13% 2% North Korea 69% 23% 7% 1% Pakistan 38% 48% 12% 3%
The inaugural edition of the America’s Point of View Survey was conducted
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